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  • Friday Football: Big match-ups in store for 2A-8

    The final stretch of the regular season begins for Class 2A District 8 football. The playoff race is officially on.

    For the Red Oak Tigers, they face a big test Friday night when they host Southeast Valley. The Tigers look to win their second in a row. Red Oak is fresh off a homecoming win, 35-14, against Treynor.

    At 1-2 in the district, Red Oak sits fifth in the standings. Red Oak is still very much in the playoff hunt at this point.

  • Friday Football: Vikings look to get back on track versus Sidney

    The Stanton Vikings will try to avoid its second straight loss Friday night when they hit the road to take on the Sidney Cowboys.

    The winner of this match-up of the two 3-1 teams will have sole possession of first place. 

    Stanton is fresh off a loss at home last week to Fremont-Mills. The Knights decreased Stanton's chances of winning the district title. A win over Sidney would keep them in second place and in consideration for a home playoff game.

    Sidney has won three straight, including last week against 74-30 against Essex.

  • Friday Football: Class A and 1A Week 7 Preview

    The Griswold Tigers are right back in the playoff hunt thanks to their big win last week against St. Albert.

    The Tigers sit tied for fourth with Tri-Center. They face a big test this week when they host first place in A-1 Logan-Magnolia.

    Griswold got back to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the district with the 48-28 win against St. Albert.

    A win against Logan-Magnolia could solidify the Tigers spot in the playoff race.

    Griswold is 3-7 against LoMa since 2004. The last time the Tigers defeated Logan-Magnolia was 2009, or five years ago Thursday.

  • Sports Calendar: October 9

    There is a big slate of area volleyball matches on the calendar for Thursday.

    The biggest matches of the night take place in Farragut as the Corner Conference volleyball tournament concludes.

    The main event will feature the Stanton Viqueens facing off against the Fremont-Mills Knights. The match is currently scheduled for a 7:30 p.m., or after the conclusion of the third place match.

  • Sports Calendar: October 7

    The fall sports season continues on as the big highlight for the night will be in Tabor as the Corner Conference volleyball tournament continues.

    The semifinals will take place at Fremont-Mills High School starting at 6 p.m.

    Stanton and East Mills will face off in the first semifinal of the night.

    The Viqueens cruised to the semifinals with a 3-0 quarterfinal win Monday night against South Page. East Mills meanwhile held off an attempted rally by Essex Monday night to win 3-1 in the quarterfinals.

  • T’Wolves remain at top of POI standings

     CORNING — The Southwest Valley Timberwolves remain undefeated in the Pride of Iowa volleyball standings after their win last Tuesday at home versus East Union.

    The Timberwolves cruised to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-14 and 25-16) victory against East Union. It’s their fourth conference win of the season. 

    They remain one of two undefeated teams left in the Pride of Iowa standings. The other undefeated team is Bedford.

  • Tigers run over Cardinals

     RED OAK — Brock Isaacson topped 300 rushing yards for the second time this season as the Red Oak Tigers smacked Treynor 35-14 in a homecoming win Friday night.

    The junior running back finished with 337 yards on 38 carries, including a pair of touchdowns as the Tigers improved to 3-3 (1-2 in district play) on the season, snapping a two-game losing streak.

  • Round-Up: Griswold knocks off St. Albert

     COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Griswold Tigers football team kept its playoff hopes alive when it cruised to a 48-28 win versus St. Albert Friday night in Council Bluffs.

    Caleb Schaaf had 210 yards and one touchdown run, while Derek Kirchhoff had 180 yards and four touchdowns in the win as the Tigers got back to .500 (3-3) for the season.

  • Viqueens remain in Corner hunt

     STANTON — With the Corner Conference tournament starting Monday, the Stanton Viqueens remain in the hunt, not only for the tournament title, but also the regular season title.

    Stanton held off a rallying East Mills Thursday night on Parents’ Night to secure a 3-2 victory.

  • Strong volleyball season continues for Griswold

     OAKLAND — The Griswold volleyball team continues to have a strong season, following a pair of Western Iowa Conference victories, last week.

    The most recent win came Thursday night in Oakland when they defeated the Bulldogs of Riverside 3-1.

    Griswold cruised through game one, winning 25-11. Riverside responded with a win in game two 25-23.